• ACA Update: Final Regulations Create New Requirements for Employer Wellness Programs
  • October 24, 2013 | Authors: Stacy C. Clark; Ashley Gillihan; John R. Hickman; Carolyn E. Smith
  • Law Firms: Alston & Bird LLP - Atlanta Office ; Alston & Bird LLP - Washington Office
  • The Departments of Labor, Treasury, and Health and Human Services (the “Departments”) published final wellness regulations this summer (the “Final Wellness Rules”) modifying the 2006 HIPAA wellness program regulations (the “2006 Regulations”) in light of the changes made to the statutory provisions by the Affordable Care Act (the ACA). These Final Wellness Rules supersede the proposed regulations published on November 26, 2012 (the “Proposed Wellness Rules”).